LUNA-FX7™ Automated Cell Counter

Advanced dual fluorescence and brightfield automated cell counter with autofocus

The most powerful Logos Biosystems Luna cell counter to date. Unmatched counting accuracy with the flexibility to count up to 8 samples at a time. Extensive QC features and optional 21 CFR part 11 compliance for Bioprocess labs

Unmatched Accuracy
New single channel slide with >5 microlitre counting volume, precision autofocus and new counting algorithms provide better than 1.5% CV

High Throughput
Innovative new slides allow up to 8 sample to be counted at a time with no user intervention required. Work in triplicate using the new 3 channel slide

Powerful Internal QC Features
Fluorescent or brightfield validation slides and powerful internal software allow you to store, monitor and analyse QC data

Assay Flexibility
Brightfield and dual fluorescence counting modes with user-customisable protocols. Choice of 1, 2, 3 or 8 channel slides. Wide concentration range

Bioprocess Ready
Optional CountWire 21 CFR part 11 compliant software allows remote access and data management with audit trail and electronic signatures. Monitor growth rates and trend charts to forecast timelines

Intuitive Operation
Clear colour touchscreen interface and up to 1TB internal storage. Export data via USB, Ethernet or WiFi


Instrument Control – Built-in colour touchscreen

Cell Size Range – 1-90 µM, (3-60 µM Optimal)

Cell Concentration Range – 1 x 10^4 – 5 x 10^7 cells per ml

Dimensions (W × D × H) – 245 × 280 × 240 mm

Connectivity – USB, WiFi and ethernet

Data Export Formats – CSV, TIFF and PDF

  • Best in class accuracy
  • Data you can rely upon
  • Compatible with new 3 and 8 chamber slides
  • Increased throughput
  • Optional 21 CFR part 11 compliant software (coming soon)
  • Secure handling of data for Bioprocess labs
  • Expanded cell counting range (1×10^4 – 5×10^7 cells/ml)
  • Greater assay flexibility including for single cell sequencing

Hardware Features

  • Colour touchscreen interface
  • Dual fluorescence and brightfield optics
  • High resolution  camera and optimised LED illumination
  • Dual colour fluorescence (green-470/20 ex, 530/25 em; red- 530/20 ex. 620/30 em)
  • Precision autofocus
  • USB and ethernet ports
  • WiFI
  • Optional external printer
  • Optional validation slides

Software Features

  • Optimise and save protocols for different cell types
  • Digital zoom for a clearer view of your cells
  • Tag function highlights live and dead cells allowing you to assess count accuracy and optimise settings
  • Histogram with cell size gating provides cell size information and allows you to exclude populations of cells based on their size
  • Cluster map shows the proportion of cells in different clump sizes
  • Review data on-board
  • Bioprocess version includes extensive on-board QC functionality
  •  Optional Countwire software with 21CFR part 11 compliance (electronic signatures, audit trail, user administration)

Data Handling

  • On-board storage (250Gb / 1Tb)
  • Data export via USB drive, WiFi or ethernet
  • Raw and Tagged TIFF images, or CSV reports
  • Comprehensive PDF reports with count and viability data, histograms, cluster maps and images
  • Connect an optional thermal printer for hard copies of data for your lab notebook
  • Manage data from  multiple instruments using CountWire software


  • Count mammalian cells stained with AO / PI for accurate viability and count data regardless of cell type or size. Ignore non-nucleated cells (e.g RBCs) or debris
  • Count mammalian cells stained with trypan blue or erythrosin b for viability data
  • Count unstained cells for total cell count data
  • Count beads, insect cells and micro-algae